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Injection Molding Device Engiineer United States,  

Posted on : 18 May 2017

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Req ID 33388 Title Injection Molding Device Engiineer City Indianapolis State / Province Indiana Country United States Workplace Arrangement Global Company Overview Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana. Responsibilities The purpose of this role is to provide injection molding expertise and support to the Elanco Augusta manufacturing operations and to interface with all functional groups inside and outside the Elanco Augusta site and Lilly Indy Device Manufacturing.Product & Production Support: Manage global injection mold tooling and molding ancillary equipment projectsProvide strategic leadership and develop network relationships to maximize effectiveness and efficiency for Elanco Augusta componentsProvide technical injection molding expertise and guidance for mold design, validation and troubleshooting activitiesAssure applicable regulatory and Elanco quality system requirements are metProvide technical inputs for plastic components and assemblies to enhance mold, equipment, and/or part performance for pre-filled and reusable devicesWork with internal & external partners to develop potential product and process improvements.Develop project alternatives to meet technical support needs, assisting in assessment and selection of improvement projects.Troubleshoot and determine the root cause of device failures associated with injection molding and/or tooling.Identify strategic areas for continued future improvements.Oversee activities associated with periodic mold reviews at Contract Manufacturers. Analyze results and approve documents.Support the implementation of Statistical Process Control for molded componentsQuality System Compliance: Ensure quality system and regulatory complianceSupplier Relationship & Mgmt: Develop successful business relationships and integrate external project team. Provide assistance and oversight for injection molding, tooling, & ancillary equipment. Serve as a design and quality consultant to internal and external suppliers. Compliance & Documentation:Ensure that the work activities are conducted in accordance with applicable medical device regulations. Follow good quality system practices and ensure documentation is developed that supports decisions and changes.Review and approve validation plans, protocols, and individual mold validation summary reports to support project schedules.Team work / Leadership / Communication: Maintain frequent contact with the customers and suppliers and provide regular project updates. Keep customers informed and satisfied with changes through network and communication.Coaching and mentoring others 33388BR Basic Qualifications Bachelors Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Plastics Engineering with 10 years of Injection Molding or Tooling Design experienceor Bachelor s degree (other), or trade (journeyman tool and dye maker, etc.) with 15+ years Injection Molding or Tooling Design experience Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position. Additional Skills/Preferences Understanding of medical device and/or pharmaceutical validation and other related Regulatory requirementsDemonstrated high degree of ownership / accountabilityAbility to work across boundaries (Elanco business partners, with equipment suppliers, parts suppliers, development team, etc)Excellent written and oral communication skills including technical writingProven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks Strong attention to detailMechanical aptitude Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Additional Information This positions will be located in Indianapolis IndianaDomestic and international travel- 25- 50%Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Indiana, United States

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